U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 21-year-old member asked:

Can parasitic infection cause gallbladder disease?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Carlo Contreras
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
Yes, very rarely: There are a few types of parasitic worms that are capable of getting into the liver and bile ducts. This happens almost exclusively outside of the United States.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
Yes, rarely: There are a few types of parasitic worms that are capable of getting into the liver and bile ducts. This happens almost exclusively outside of the United States.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jun 5, 2014

People also asked

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.